U.S. Urged To Join Global Conversation On Integrity Risks

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Although the expansion of legal sports betting is expected to help sporting integrity, the U.S. should still engage in a robust discussion on integrity and match-fixing risks, panelists said last week.

Legal sports betting has flourished following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in May 2018 that struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 as an unconstitutional violation of states’ rights.

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